This is the 13th year for the Townie Street Party. held as a way of thanking Ann Arbor residents in advance of 400,000 people coming in to the city for the four-day Art Fair, which begins on Thursday.
The party happens on North University between Thayer and Fletcher on Ingalls Mall and begins at 5 PM and lasts until 9:30 PM.
There will be food and live music and activities for the entire family, from making shadow sculptures at the Hands-On Museum, or to an instrument petting zoo sponsored by the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra.
There's even a VIP area and private terrace at the Townie Street Party with a $50 "Friend of the Fair donation."
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